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Basic Rope Climbing and Rappelling

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CourseGraphic This outdoor recreational course is designed to introduce students to the basics of rope climbing and rappelling. Knots, types of rope, various climbing systems, rigging, rappelling, belaying, and climbing will be the focus of the course. Proper technique will be emphasized with safety as the main priority. Practical application in the gym and in the field will be required. Basic caving etiquette and principles will be discussed. The final rappelling and climbing experience will take place cliff side and in a cave in the Guadalupe Mountains. Participants should be in good physical condition. Comfortable non-marking hiking boots/shoes or athletic shoes are necessary for the practical activities. Leather gloves that fit appropriately are required. A collared shirt is required for the first day in the gym. A simple back pack will be required for the cave trip. A flashlight, batteries, and another light source will be required for the cave trip. Food & water will be required for all day long activities. A positive attitude, sense of adventure, and ability to laugh at yourself is also required!!!

Class Details

7 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Thu.  
  Sat.  
  Sun.  
  Thu.  
  Sat.  
  Sun.  
  Sun.  

Location : Multiple Location : 
  Caster Activity Center
  Guadalupe Mountains.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Tonia Bryan  2.Jimmie Worrell  3.Kelly Holladay 

 

Notice

Please read:  PRIOR APPROVAL BY INSTRUCTOR REQUIRED BEFORE REGISTERING - Contact Kelly Holladay at 575-492-2610. Cost: $95 or $65 for age 55 and older (at bottom of cart type "Senior" and click Apply Class Code for discount). NMJC employees and retirees use "NMJC emp" for discount. (NMJC employees and retirees, please print a copy of your receipt and submit to HR Dept.) Additional expenses for weekend lodging/food in Carlsbad and some minimal supplies are required. A bandana or do rag is recommended to wear under your helmet. Elbow and knee pads are highly recommended for the off campus activities. A camera is highly recommended for the gym and field activities.

Tuition: 

$95.00


Registration Closes On
Saturday, April 21, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/19/2018 Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hobbs, Caster Activity Center  Map Kelly Holladay 
4/21/2018 Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hobbs, Caster Activity Center  Map Tonia Bryan 
4/22/2018 Sun 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Hobbs, Caster Activity Center  Map Jimmie Worrell 
4/26/2018 Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hobbs, Caster Activity Center  Map Kelly Holladay 
4/28/2018 Sat 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Carlsbad, Guadalupe Mountains  Map Tonia Bryan 
4/29/2018 Sun 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Carlsbad, Guadalupe Mountains  Map Jimmie Worrell 
5/6/2018 Sun 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Hobbs, Caster Activity Center  Map Kelly Holladay